Rift in lobby as St Hubert Hunters express support for wildlife crime unit
FKNK says St Hubert Hunters are not supporting turtle dove season over fears of abusive hunting
Diving community reports worrying decline of fish
DIver associations have voiced concern over diminished underwater communities, blaming boating and fishing around artificial reefs
[WATCH] Black Kite shot down over Addolorata cemetery after hunting season closes

The total number of known illegally shot protected species in 2019 now stands at 36

The total number of known illegally shot protected species...

Malta’s 200 beekeepers suffer funding loss due to ‘copy-paste’ EU rules

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee box subsidy from the EU because of laws that apply to larger member states

Maltese beekeepers are losing out on a €125 per bee...

Emergency from inside the world of the Maltese honey bee

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out of urban zones so...

Meet the beesavers: they are taking starving honey bees out...

[WATCH] Keeping watch on Maltese hunters, from the break of dawn

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting spots, searching for...

Every morning, BirdLife officials patrol popular hunting...

‘Sputnik traps’ being used to trap Turtle Doves by Gozitan poachers

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of 100 square metres 

Poacher watchdog CABS finds massive vertical mist nest of...

[WATCH] BirdLife anticipating ‘open season’ on turtle dove, as quail hunting season opens

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences between quail which can be legally hunted and turtle dove, the hunting of which is illegal

The NGO has released a video explaining the differences...

[WATCH] Four protected birds found injured, two confirmed shot

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what Birdlife is calling the...

13 casualties have resulted since the opening of what...

Red crayfish invasion in Malta ‘spreading like hell’, biologist warns

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such as the painted frog and freshwater crab

Red crayfish is wreaking havoc to freshwater species such...

[WATCH] Flamingo shot at Ħal Far, BirdLife demands action from government

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a nonchalant attitude with promises of reducing fines for poaching still being considered

BirdLife accuses Maltese government of adopting a...

Lightning strike causes fire in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the fires from lightning strike in Zurrieq

Civil Protection Department called on site to control the...

[WATCH] Autumn hunting season: Nine protected birds shot illegally

Another two protected birds have been rescued by the convervation group this...

Another two protected birds have been rescued by the...

Hold your hogs! ‘Snout legal to put them on the leash

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash because swine are not...

Pig as a pet? Forget taking Babe for a walk on a leash...

Under threat of EU closure, Malta not ruling out new trapping season

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet been ruled out, but...

The re-opening of the trapping season in Malta has not yet...

Red flags at the beach? Don’t swim

Bathers urged to respect beach safety flags

Bathers urged to respect beach safety flags

[WATCH] Another two protected birds gunned down in first week of hunting season

Since the season opened on the 1st September four protected birds have been shot down by hunters

Since the season opened on the 1st September four protected...

Malta sea life at risk from rising heat

Difficult to predict effect of rising sea temperatures on all marine life, researcher contends

Difficult to predict effect of rising sea temperatures on...

Protected bird is shot, three days into hunting season

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season, we already have the...

“After only three days of the Autumn hunting season,...

Ornis Committee yet to meet despite start of hunting season

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being officially contacted...

BirdLife calls for urgent Ornis meeting after not being...